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LIGHT BYTE - What it means to be an executor

20 Nov 2017

In this issue of Light Byte, Executive Sarah Mace (F.INST.PA) considers what it means to be an executor of a Will.

LIGHT BYTE - Inheritance Tax

10 Nov 2017

In this issue of Light Byte, solicitor Claire Roberts explains some of the intricacies of Inheritance Tax

LIGHT BYTE - Court of Protection

20 Oct 2017

In this issue of Light Byte, Executive Lorraine Spelman (A.INST.PA) from our private client team explains what the Court of Protection does.

 

Solicitor Naomi Newell voted Junior Lawyer of the Year

06 Oct 2017

The Norfolk & Norwich Law Society recently held its annual dinner and excellence awards, which saw over 300 guests from the local legal community congregating at the Open venue in Norwich city centre. 

Introducing our new trainee solicitor, Juliet Farrington-Breeze...

02 Oct 2017

Hi all! 

I’m Juliet, a new trainee solicitor at Cozens-Hardy. Although it is not often I am stumped for words, when it comes to writing about myself I’m sat here thinking ‘what can I say!?’, so here’s just a little bit about me: 

Our efforts for World Alzheimer's Awareness Month

29 Sep 2017

September is World Alzheimer's Awareness Month and, with the Alzheimer's Society having been nominated by staff as our charity of the year, we took the opportunity to plan some activities to help the charity’s cause.

At the beginning of this month, we organised some Dementia Friends’ workshops in conjunction with the Alzheimer's Society and Friend In Deed. We learned more about the disease and what we can do as a firm to help people living with dementia. We are very proud to announce that we are working towards becoming a ‘Dementia Friendly Firm’.

New Debt Pre-Action Protocol

27 Sep 2017

Are you a business, sole trader or public body in need of recovering payment of a debt from an individual or sole trader? Take note that a new Pre-Action Protocol for Debt Claims is coming into force on 1st  October.

Creditors will need to adhere to the conduct set out in the Protocol to avoid sanctions being imposed on them if the matter proceeds to court. 

LIGHT BYTE - Lasting Powers of Attorney

10 Sep 2017

For the second article in our new 'Light Byte' series, Associate Lisa Greeves (FCILEX) from our private client department looks at Lasting Powers of Attorney...

LIGHT BYTE - Why Make A Will

16 Aug 2017

For the first article of our new 'Light Byte' series, Paige George (F.Inst.Pa) from our private client department looks at Wills...

Looking ahead - change in minimum EPC rating for rented properties

10 Jul 2017

Solicitor Naomi Newell looks ahead to April next year when a minimum EPC rating comes into force for new tenancies... 

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